1950s Ireland in the age of De Valera and John Charles McQuaid, before television, before Vatican II, before home central heating, before there was electricity in rural parishes, before John F Kennedy, before there were singing pubs or showbands and ...
Ireland danced to the music of Mick Delahunty and his Orchestra and the Gallowglass Ceili Band, when airplanes had propellers and motor cars and public telephones had wind-up handles, when men wore caps and women wore gloves, when boys wore short trousers and girls wore ribbons, when nuns wore white bonnets and priests wore black hats in church.
Number of pages: 224
Date of publication: 31/10/2012
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